Problem Solving Questions & Answers

Hi Everyone!! This article will share Problem Solving Questions & Answers.

Written by George Ansell, the poem is a fun-filled poem. It describes how a child cunningly coerces his teacher to show him how to solve a particular problem.

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Problem Solving Questions & Answers

Question 1: Match the lines from the poem with their meanings:

Column AColumn B
1. I did it in my heada. let me solve the sum for you.
2. The answer’s nothing like itb. I solved the sum mentally.
3. Come here and copy mec. I have found my mistake.
4. I think I’ve found the troubled. It is not the correct answer.
Answer: 1-b, 2-d, 3-a, 4-c

Question 2: Answer the questions with reference to the context:

‘I think I’ve got the answer, Miss,
The answer’s forty-one!’

(a) Who says these lines?

Answer: Jack, one of the students of the class says these lines.

(b) How does the speaker get the answer?

Answer: The speaker gets the answer as he did it in his head.

(c) What does the teacher tell the speaker?

Answer: The teacher tells the speaker that his answer is wrong and he should try to do it on the abacus instead.

Question 3: How many attempts did Jack make to solve the sum?

Answer: Jack attempted twice to solve the sum.

Question 4: Why did Jack have nothing to show the teacher?

Answer: Jack had nothing to show the teacher because he did the calculation in his mind and not on a piece of paper.

Question 5: What was the easy way that Jack found to solve the sum?

Answer: He went to Miss Clark and copied the answer instead of doing it himself.

Question 6: Jack’s parents knew that he had difficulty in solving a sum. Why do you think they did not solve the sum for him?

Answer: Jack’s parents knew that he had difficulty in solving a sum but they did not solve the sum for him because they wanted him to be an independent child.

Question 7: Jack repeatedly did the sum incorrectly so the teacher worked it out for him. Do you think getting others to solve your problems is right? Give reasons for your answer.

Answer: No, I don’t think getting others to solve our problems is right because teachers give assignments or problem sums to students for their practice. This also helps them to determine how well the lessons are being understood by the students.

So, these were Problem Solving Questions & Answers.

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